OER Forum Summary

To top off a week of engaging discussions at the Open Education 2012 conference Oct 16th – 18th,  BCcampus hosted the OER Forum attended by senior staff and educators from B.C. post-secondary institutions. The objectives of the forum were to develop a common understanding of what Open Educational Resources (OER) could mean for B.C., share … Continued

VCC Event: Back to School: Apps and Appies

Kevin Kovalycsik, VCC presented a really popular session on education apps at the ETUG Spring Workshop . If you missed it or want to join in on the fun come to VCC Downtown campus on Wednesday September 19 at 4:30 pm Room 240. Kevin is the Department Head for the Bachelor of Hospitality Management Degree Program … Continued

Open Education 2012 in Vancouver, BC – Don't miss Early Bird Registration!

OpenEd12, the ninth annual Open Education Conference, will frame the conversation about the future of open education. Come be part of the discussion – we need your energy, brains, passion, and dedication! Early Bird Registration will close on September 15th: http://openedconference.org/2012/register/ Please Note – This year’s highlight social event will be a 3 hour dinner cruise. The … Continued

Opening Up Events: Technology Trends and Courage to Adapt

Cross-posted from Sylvia Currie’s blog… This 2-hour event, Technology Trends and Courage to Adapt, facilitated by Tony Bates and Gary Poole was held yesterday at Vancouver Community College in Vancouver, British Columbia. The organizers connected with the Professional Learning team at BCcampus to see about helping to open up the event to the outside world. We … Continued

VCC Event: Technology Trends and the Courage to Adapt Recap

On April 24th 2012, we gathered at Vancouver Community College to listen to Gary Poole and Tony Bates on Higher Education and the changes in technology. The room was packed full of educators from the Lower Mainland eager to see what it takes to adapt to the changing landscape of Higher Education. As part of … Continued